Have you read the Stephen King novel "Pet Semetary"? Or have you seen the movie of the same name? Then you have a good idea about how this story will play out.

In a narrative straight out of that book, a cat in Florida that was hit by a car and then buried has clawed his way back from the underground. The cat's owner, Ellis Hutson, says he found Bart the cat two weeks ago in the middle of the road. The animal was lifeless and in covered in blood. Huston assumed he was dead and asked a friend to help bury the 23-month-old cat nearby.

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According to ABC News, that's when things got strange:

Five days later, the cat showed up in a neighbor's yard alive, but weak, dehydrated and in need of medical attention.

"I open the door and my neighbor's standing there with the cat in her hand," Hutson said. "She said, 'Bart is not dead.' I said, 'That’s impossible. We buried Bart.'"

Bart has been treated for a broken jaw, open facial wounds and a ruined eye. The Humane Society veterinarians expect him to recover and be able to return home after recovering a couple days.

Either the cat literally came back from the dead or, in the words of Miracle Max Bart was only "mostly dead." Either way it's an amazing story. And Bart officially has eight lives left to use.